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Instacart provides customers with same-day grocery delivery from a variety of national and local grocery stores. The company's personal shoppers are vetted and trained to assist customers with delivery availability, product alternatives, etc. Instacart has over 500,000 items in its catalog and operates in more than 5,500 cities.


Instacart raises another $100 million in funding to expand further during the US online grocery boom

Instacart has raised another $100 million in funding to add to the $225 million it raised in June, giving the company a valuation of $13.8 billion.

How Instacart remade its systems to handle a 500% jump in order volume

Instacart CTO Mark Schaaf tells VentureBeat that the company has had to reengineer many of its systems to keep pace with growth during the pandemic.

Postmates and Instacart introduce 'no contact' deliveries

Instacart launches "Leave at my door" delivery for its grocery dropoff.

Instacart Introduces "Shop Talk" -- A New Virtual Community For Shoppers

Instacart, a North American leader in online grocery, today announced Shop Talk, the new virtual community for Instacart shoppers.

Instacart gets into ready-to-eat food deliveries with build your own sub service

Grocery picking service Instacart is dabbling with on-demand food delivery, announcing the launch in Florida of a pre-made meals delivery option that shoppers can tag onto a bigger supermarket order.

Instacart to expand grocery pick-up service to all 50 states by end of 2020

Instacart plans to expand its grocery pick-up service to all 50 states of the U.S. by the end of this year, the company said on Tuesday, as it doubles down on an increasingly popular "click and collect" shopping habit among consumers.

Morton Williams kicks off Instacart grocery delivery

Upscale New York City grocer Morton Williams Supermarkets this week launched same-day online grocery delivery via Instacart.

Aldi launches alcohol delivery via Instacart

Aldi has added alcohol to its national grocery delivery partnership with Instacart.

Costco and Instacart test free one-hour prescription delivery as Amazon eyes the space

Costco and Instacart are teaming to deliver prescriptions to the home in less than an hour, and free delivery for orders over $35.

M&M Food Market expands Instacart delivery

Canadian frozen food retailer M&M Food Market has launched Instacart same-day delivery at 216 stores across the country.

Walmart Canada rolls out nationwide grocery delivery through Instacart

Walmart’s relationship with Instacart deepened today with an expansion of their partnership across Canada for grocery delivery.

Sam’s Club launches alcohol delivery through Instacart

Walmart -owned Sam’s Club is expanding into same-day alcohol delivery, the retailer announced this morning.

Instacart rolls out an Instant Cashout feature for shoppers

Instacart is today launching a new feature aimed at allowing shoppers to access their earnings more quickly, the company announced this morning.

Instacart cutting more than 200 jobs at city Whole Foods stores

The fallout from a breakup between one of the country's largest grocers and a growing online delivery service will soon land in New York.

Instacart’s alcohol delivery is now available in 14 states

Instacart has expanded its alcohol delivery to now be available in 14 states and Washington, DC from nearly 100 different retailers.

Instacart Expands Alcohol Delivery Experience for Customers Across the U.S.

Instacart, a North American leader in online groceries, today announced an expanded alcohol delivery experience for customers across the U.S., making Instacart one of the largest online delivery and pickup marketplaces for alcohol in the U.S.

Instacart to provide grocery delivery for Harps Foods in Northwest Arkansas, Fort Smith area

Consumers in Northwest Arkansas, the Fort Smith metro, and parts of Oklahoma and Missouri have another option for grocery delivery.

Piggly Wiggly to offer online ordering, delivery

Piggly Wiggly Midwest has partnered with Instacart to offer online ordering with same-day delivery services from most Piggly Wiggly Midwest stores throughout Wisconsin.

Sprouts Expands Instacart Delivery to Southeast

Starting March 5, Sprouts Farmers Markets shoppers in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee will be able to have groceries delivered from the food retailer via San Francisco-based Instacart.

Wegmans To Bring Curbside Pickup To More Stores

Wegmans Food Markets is bringing its Instacart curbside pickup offering to more stores in the Rochester, New York area.

Instacart Delivers Groceries, but Detaches Us From Our Food

The less we touch our food, the further we get away from its significance.

Tops expands Instacart service

Tops Friendly Markets has expanded its partnership with Instacart for grocery delivery.

Why Amazon, DoorDash, and Instacart Can Use Tips to Help Pay Their Drivers In California

The on-demand companies have been blasted how they pay their workers. But legally, they've done no wrong—at least in California.

Daily Crunch: Instacart CEO apologizes

Instacart CEO apologizes for tipping debacle.

Instacart is raising minimum pay–again

Just days after setting a $3 minimum for grocery deliveries, Instacart announces new wages ranging from $5 to $10, not including of tips or bonuses.

After Uproar, Instacart Backs Off Controversial Tipping Policy

The delivery app’s practice of counting tips toward guaranteed minimum payments for its contract workers drew accusations of wage theft.

Instacart faces class-action lawsuit regarding wages and tips

Instacart is facing another class-action lawsuit pertaining to the way it pays its independent contractors, NBC News reports.

Instacart CEO reaffirms IPO is 'definitely' on the horizon

Instacart, the popular on-demand grocery delivery startup, is still eyeing an IPO despite the December announcement its partnership with Whole Foods Market is ending.

Instacart Toronto taps former Wealthsimple CTO Karney Li as VP of Engineering

Same-day grocery delivery service Instacart has announced that former Wealthsimple CTO Karney Li has joined the Instacart team as VP of Engineering, based in the Toronto offices and reporting to CTO Mark Schaaf.

Top 10 Trends For 2019

Less than two weeks into the New Year and here’s my list of top ten trends and ideas that will shape, shake and stir 2019. Defining themes range from a raft of high profile IPOs and massive leaps in technology to brand new business models and the commercialization of space.

Instacart wins $271 million in new funding in November: source

Grocery delivery startup Instacart raised an extra $271 million in November from investors including U.S. hedge fund Tiger Global Management, bringing its latest round of fund raising to $871 million, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Instacart nabs Google execs as VPs of engineering and corp dev, acqui-hires MightySignal

After raising $600 million at a $7.6 billion valuation a few weeks ago, Instacart is doubling down on expanding its talent pool to square up against Amazon and others with ambitions in online grocery ordering and delivery.